Conflict may be an inevitable part of life, but you don’t have to give up on new opportunities and growth when employees don’t get along — you can accelerate your company’s progress and achievement instead!

Every relationship – at work and in life – has some degree of conflict. The question is whether that conflict is productive, leading to greater understanding and progress, or becomes destructive. Management consultant and Harvard Business Review contributor Liz Kislik distills her 30 years of professional experience to share practical strategies to help you:

  • Work in partnership with others who may have different priorities
  • Know when and how to compromise
  • Make sure the most important things don’t go unsaid
  • Recover from conflict to form stronger relationships

Stop expecting that people will figure out how to work together on their own.

Tune in and hear Liz’s answers to questions such as:

  • Communication that’s necessary during change.
  • How conflict can occur during change and how to deal with it.
  • The kind of planning that will make change easier.
  • And much, much more!

About the Guest

Liz Kislik is a management consultant and executive coach, and a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review and Forbes. Her TEDx “Why There’s So Much Conflict at Work and What You Can Do to Fix It” has received more than half a million views. She specializes in developing high performing leaders and workforces, and for 30 years has helped family-run businesses, national nonprofits, and Fortune 500 companies like American Express, Girl Scouts, Staples, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and Highlights for Children solve their thorniest problems.

Liz’s work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal’s Morning Download, the Washington PostBusiness Insider, and Bloomberg Businessweek. Her articles have been included in Harvard Business Press books Guide to Motivating PeopleDealing with Difficult People, and Guide to Power and Impact, as well as in Entrepreneur, the European Financial Review, and the Forward.

She is a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches initiative, which brings together the world’s top coaches and thinkers; has taught at Hofstra University and New York University; and is a frequent podcast guest. She received her BA from Yale University and earned an MBA in Management from NYU.

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